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Creator:
Picheco, Manuel Santana  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
bulk ca. 1910-1929
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of fifty one black and white, 8 by 10 inch copy prints featuring images of aircraft operating in New York and Long Island in the nineteen teens and twenties. Included are the Junkers-Larsen JL-6 (Junkers F 13 a); Curtiss Condor CO Transport (Condor 18, B-20); Curtiss Thrush (Model 56); Curtiss Tanager (Model 54); Curtiss P-6 (YP-6) Hawk; Curtiss XF8C-2 Helldiver; Ansaldo S.V.A. 5 (SV.5); de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4; LWF H Owl; British airship R 34; Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a; Fairchild 21 (FT-1); Fairchild 71; Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor Floyd Bennett; Savoia-Marchetti S.56; Loening (Corp) Air Yacht C2; Stinson (Aircraft) SM-1 Detroiter American Girl; Sikorsky S-38 Amphibion; Dornier Do X; Fairchild (American) Y1C-24 (C-24) Pilgrim; and US Navy ZR-3 Los Angeles.
Biographical / Historical:
Manuel Santana Picheco was soldier stationed at Mitchel Field, Long Island after the First World War. During this time, he also worked in the local photography labs of Court Commercial Photography, a now-defunct entity. Many of the images in this collection are duplicates of Court Commercial photographs.
Provenance:
James I. Gracyalny, Gift, 2001
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Junkers-Larsen JL-6  Search this
Curtiss Condor Family  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
LWF H Owl  Search this
R 34 (British Rigid Airship)  Search this
Sikorsky (USA) S-38 Amphibion Family  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Early New York and Long Island Aviation Photography Collection, Acc. XXXX-0619, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0619
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0619